Jordan’s Queen Isabella Grapes

A dear friend wrote to me a few weeks back about some small, red, spanish grapes grown here in Jordan. ‘They have a taste that is out of this world’

Soup for Syria- Jordan

It is said that one of the first acts of a refugee mother in a camp is to turn on the gas burner and make something for her family. There

Dibeen Eco Farm House

I recently found out that organic cage-free chickens do exist in Jordan through Facebook’s intelligent system of suggesting articles that subscribers are into. But this isn’t about FB it’s about

Qalayet Bandoura

A friend had suggested to me a few weeks ago that I write recipes about delicate Palestinian dishes. ‘Something small and quaint’ he said….The first thing that came to my

Dutch Apple Pie

What does one do when at home and down with a flu? You have figured out the answer by now. Working or practicing the piano seemed to require a lot


Most cities by the sea posses a certain kind of beauty. Beirut is one of those cities. Like a beautiful woman who is aware of her looks and awaits for

In My Kitchen April/May

April was a busy month with part of it spent in Jordan. Spring in Jordan is a wonderful time of the year when the air is cool, gentle sun and

Foul Medames

I love cooking and posting simple recipes that are so quick to cook and yet savoury and wholesome. Foul Medames aka Ful is an Egyptian vegetarian dish made of fava

A simple spaghetti

There are certain cooking steps I do when a simple pasta pomodoro is in order. Water has to be salted, oiled and boiling before I drop my spaggheti in. My

Red Pepper and Corn Soup

Everything comes out of something right? We get inspired by people, some of us even copy each other (you know who you are). Basically it is rare for someone to